4 Steps For Any Business to Implement a Conflict Management Program

| February 25th

Unfortunately, workplace conflict is not limited to just the Fortune 500. Conflict can appear and affect even the mom & pop businesses. Conflict can result in low morale, reduced production, increased sick pay for employees taking leave because of conflict-related stress, and employee turnover. This all adds up to horrendous costs. The costs increase even […]

What Can We Learn From Israel & Palestine About Negotiation Strategies?

| February 12th

http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Columnists/Article.aspx?id=168354 What can we learn from this article on Israel & Palestine about negotiation strategies? Plenty. There are three points that the article presents that anyone would find helpful in tough negotiations. First, the Israelis and Palestinians have decided to move backwards to communicate indirectly through a mediator. It’s a positive negotiation strategy to recognize […]

5.5 Ways to Negotiate Against Yourself

| February 10th

One of the first rules of negotiation is to not negotiate against yourself; however, that’s only true when you’re in the negotiation room. In the war room, you should be negotiating against yourself. There are 5.5 ways to negotiate against yourself, which I detail below.

Changing Communications to Change the Conflict

| February 3rd

If you keep saying the same thing, you’ll keep getting the same thing. The Palestinians and Israelis may be changing their communications to change their conflict.   http://www.tabletmag.com/news-and-politics/24895/herzliya-diary/